Skip to Main Content
Wheeling University
  • 4 Year
  • WHEELING, WV

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

As we prepare for the Fall semester, all faculty, staff, and students are reminded to complete their COVID-19 Vaccine Survey. As a reminder, any unvaccinated students must provide a negative COVID test result when they return to campus in August. A vaccine clinic is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, August 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Troy Theatre. Learn More

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

316 WASHINGTON AVE
WHEELING, WV 26003
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mountain East Conference
From Wheeling University

Recognized by U.S. News & World Reports as one of the Best Colleges of 2021, Wheeling University offers unparalleled education for today's dynamic world, set on a beautiful, 65-acre campus.

Mission

Life | By integrating learning, research and economic development with classical knowledge and Christian revelation, the University seeks to foster competence, creativity and innovation throughout and beyond the campus community.

Leadership | The University welcomes people of all creeds, races and nationalities to share in the intelligent pursuit of excellence. The University promotes close student-faculty contacts and encourages students to develop their full potential for leadership. Through a grounding in the liberal arts, the University endeavors to produce intelligent, moral leaders who will champion the Catholic values of faith, peace and justice.

Service With and Among Others | In its faculty and students, its research and outreach, the University is national and international.

Wheeling University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
68%
SAT Range
910-1130
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

Will You Get In?

Find Student Loans

Find Student Loans

YouTube Video

Cost

Net Price
$19,424 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,214 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 18 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 17 responses
47%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 17 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    26%
  • On Campus
    64%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
423 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
109
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
42%
Varsity Athletes
59%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Athletes
    80%
  • Studious
    20%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 16 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 21 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Challenging
    58%
  • Multifaceted
    33%
  • Aware
    8%

Instagram Posts

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
53%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 12 responses

Wheeling University Reviews

Rating 3.35 out of 5  234 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 5 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Wheeling University
Rate It!
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 2 out of 5  

Add to List